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now at seven.cell phone video shows the tense moments before a man is shot dead by cincinnati police.we take a closer look at this video - and what the city's top cop is saying about his officer's actions. a mother of two - goes before a judge... accused of driving the wrong way on the highway- and killing a man on his way home from work.tonight - the 9- 1-1 calls for help that are giving poilice new insight. and the new changes going into effect tonight at u-s bank arena.what fans of country superstar blake shelton are saying about this new level of
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tonight - we are getting a closer look at that deadly shooting of a man in cheviot. the whole thing - caught on camera.9 on your side's tom mc- kee shows us that video - and what the city's top cop is saying tonight. "cincinnati police officers have to make life and death split second decisions every day and nowhere was that more apparent than here on harrison avenue wednesday when they confronted paul gaston. and, many people caught it on their cell phone cameras." cameras." "get on your face right now. back up. keep your hands where we can see them. keep your hands where we can see them. go all the way down. them." "please do what you're asked. please. back up. do that up." the ground. he raises up, with his right hand reaches to his waist band and see the reaction of the officers. striking the individual."
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the man was identified as paul gaston, whom police had been trying to locate for waving a gun in the air. he crashed his truck at harrison and boudniot, then walked a quarter-mile into cheviot where he was met by specialist scott mcmanis plus officers zachary sterbling and eric kohler. kohler. "every officer realizes there may be a time in their career where they may be faced with a situation like that and tragically this is what's occurred." occurred." the weapon recovered turned out to be an airsoft pellet gun. police chief eliot isaac and mayor john cranley "justified." "the three officers are on paid administrative leave until the investigation into what happend here is finished. tom mckee, nine on your side, cheviot." 9 on your side dug into gaston's past.we've learned gaston does have a history of domestic violence.the hamilton county prosecutor's office says he threatened to shoot his ex and her children. we're told he had to be taken out of his vehicle at gunpoint. this happened in october. we're learning more about a mother of two- facing
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charges- after she went the wrong way on i-71, killing a man yesterday. 9-1-1 calls are giving police a beter idea of the events leading up to that crash. dispatchers received calls from drivers- saying they saw a driver- who police believe is 22-year old taryn chin- heading south on the northbound lanes- starting at montgomery road. somwhere- they say- she crossed over and drove north in the southbound lanes. that's where police say she hit jose arenas head on- killing him- in the construction zone between dana and taft. yes, i'm coming down, i drive a truck, i'm coming down 71 right past exit 11 going northbound and there's a car driving south in this direction on 71 northbound." northbound."i think we have that that probably about exit 10 now. chin made her first court appearance today. her bond was
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a brown county woman is pretty banged up -- after trying to break up her fighting pitbulls! it happened at this home on new harmony salem road.the county's dog warden says the pits were fighting when the woman and her husband tried to break up the fight. and that's when one dog turned on them. "one's about that big, white with brown spots. the other one's about, oh, that big. he's kind of grayish looking. nice looking dogs. they're friendly. they bark at me." the wife has bad cuts and bites to her face and head -- she was flown to a hospital. the husband suffered cuts on his arm.both of the dogs are fine. blake shelton is in town tonight. and people headed to the show at u.s. bank arena are going to notice some serious security upgrades. 9 on your side's ashley zilka tells us what you can expect now... and in the future. doors are now open here at the arena. thousands of people are
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detectors. i spoke to concertgoers who say it's about time. it's a big night for blake shelton fans at u.s. bank arena. fan sot: 08:28 i am a huge fan. he is my favorite country singer. i watch him on the voice all the time. i have a phone case. 36(nat)starting tonight- this beep will be a familiar sound at u.s. bank arena. 22 metal detectors surround the venue at all of the entrances.fan sot: 11:31 i think it's great. i think in this day and time, it's needed. it's needed for this. 35arena officials say the new safety measures are in line with other entertainment venues around the globe. sean lynn:director of marketing and public relations for u.s. bank arena05:02 our friends here next door at the reds they installed the metal detectors last year, bengals did as well i believe, recent events in the world, we finally had the resources and figured now was the time to make it happen. 11 you may have notced metal detectors at the u.s. bank arena from time to time but that's because the performer requested them. now- the machines are here to stay.sean lynn:director of marketing and public relations for u.s. bank arena04:43 whether it's the hockey circus blake shelton or tomorrow night's winter jam,
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everyone will have to go through the detectors including artists and employees. sean lynn:director of marketing and public relations for u.s. bank arena 04:52 we want to make sure people come down here and have a level of comfort and are ready to enjoy themselves and have a good time. 56also new to the arena will be limited in size to 12 by 12 by 6. and from here on out- arena officials say it's a good idea to arrive earlier to events than you normally would. these fans say it's well worth it.fan sot: 09:01 it makes me feel extremely safe knowing nothing can really happen now 04fan sot: 10:47 once you get inside, i think you are going to be safe the concert starts in less than a half hour. about 14- thousand people are expected here tonight. a packed house live, ashley zilka, 9 on your side. a close call for hundreds of people in one middletown neighborhood. they were forced to stay inside until the threat of a chemical leak was contained. the spill first spotted around noon at pilot chemical when a crews found one of the tanker trucks leaking sulphor trioxide.as a precaution- middletown police warned everyone in the surrounding areas to stay inside until fire officials and hazmat
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qaulity was safe enough.less than a mile away amanda elementary school also took precaution. sam ison//superintendent, middletown city schools (:20:32)" "they secured everyone into one room and they had all the windows shut and they had all of the proper authorities notified." notified."no evacuations were necessary.the alert for the chemical spill was eventually liftedclasses at the school resumed normally the rest of the day. also in middletown -- a woman got quite a surprise when she arrived home tuesday night to find a man robbing the place. 22-year-old tali hardy said she took off out of her home screaming for helpand that's when the crook escaped.police caught the suspect and returned some of her stuff, but she noticed her dog was missing. after a quick search- - she found the dog had run to hide. talie hardy"she was like in shock, her paws and feet were locked up and she was in my closet. she was behind
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she wouldn't move." move."the suspect is a 16-year-old who apparently lives nearby.he's been charged as a juvenile. next at seven... seven...the new development tonight on the person of interest in the slaying of a middletown mom.where the search for a killer is tonight... coming up. plus - back in court!why a federal judge wants former attorney stan chesley to take the stand. nine on your side at seven
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the man being questioned in the death of a middletown mother is *not* facing charges in connection to her death. death.police were questioning a man described as a "person of interest" in the murder of brittany russell. last week- she was found shot to death in her car with her baby in the backseat.we just learned that man is only facing drug charges.at this point - he is no longer a person of interest in russell's death. the investigation is ongoing. more trouble tonight for former attorney stan chesley.a federal judge is ordering him to go to court next month to explain fraud accusations.the judge says it appears chesley wants to avoid paying former clients who sued him for
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fees as part of a 2001 class action lawsuit against the maker of diet drug, fen-phen. phen.last december - chesley and his wife, judge susan dlott were robbed at gunpoint in their indian hill home. the banks is getting a new bar! four e-g announced plans today to bring "the stretch" to the the old johnny rockets space across the street from great american ball park.four e-g manages other hotspots including lachey's, keystone, igby's, and the righteous room! summer! coming up next at seven... seven...speaking out.the positive message a local teen has tonight after trying to take his own life.what he wants others to know... after the break! plus... 9 first warning chief meteorologist steve raleigh takes us into the weekend.9 on
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you're watching 9 on your side at 7! a man who pointed a fake gun at police calls it a misunderstanding. ing.christopher laugle was in court today-- accused of pointing what looked like a real gun directly at the face of a mount healthy officer tuesday night.officers were responding to a complaint of an assault at a home on adams road. police say they didn't realize the gun was a fake until after the arrest. laugle was arraigned on two thousand dollars bond for a menacing charge. a woman wanted since 1979 for shopligting.. finally faced a hamilton county judge. judge.rochelle cooper was charged in the late seventies with stealing three leather coats from the now-defunct
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never showed up for her trial and a warrant was issued for her arrest.it was never served until indiana authorities charged the now sixty year old woman with-you guessed it- shoplifting at a walmart.the orginal shoplifting charges were felonies, because of the value of the coats.now, they are misdeameanors, because of inflation. "that's the simplest way to say it. as time's gone by, what was five hundred dollars in 1978 is a thousand dollars or more today." today." time worked in cooper's favor in another way.all the charges were dismissed because not only was the store out of business, but it wasn't likely the court could find any witnesses.cooper is still on the hook for that indiana shoplifting charge. a 17-year-old survivor of suicide is using his second chance at life to encourage others to live. live.romell roberts says he didn't have an ideal childhood. he grew up in poverty he was bullied online and at school. and on top of that, he lost his mom last
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tried to commit suicde by overdosing on pills.but woke up in the hospital.where the staff saved his life. and now-- as startling trends like "suicide pacts" get more common among teens, roberts wants to remind his peers its not worth it. 27;55;50-28-28-08-48(***romell roberts-suicide survivor***) "you just have to keep pushing no matter where you are or even if you're about to take pills..you just have to convince yourself not to do it because you have to believe htat you can get throug hanything. endure through anything in life." life."suicide is a difficult thing to talk openly about and we have resources on wcpo-dot-com if you know anyone going through a similar situation. he played a huge part in making a tri-state landmark a place everyone wanted to visit...especially on the west side. side.the youngest son of the price hill chili family, chris beltsos, has died at age 47 after battling cancer.the place was packed today...so many long time patrons wanting to be with the family who has
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natalie moore, price hill everyone knows price hill chili is the heart of western hills and he was the heart of price hill chili. the beltsos's are a wonderful family and we'll miss him. him.members of chris beltsos's family say they will pass along funeral arrangements to us as soon as they're finalized. there is a new push tonight to keep you safe on the road! extra troopers with the ohio and kentucky state police will be along i-75 this weekend! it's apart of a six state project!nearly four hundred people died last year on ohio roads because of drunk driving! and officials are trying anything they can to bring that number down to zero. parrotheads rejoice!jimmy buffett is coming back to town! town!tickets for his june 21-st concert go on sale next friday!he is bringing the coral reefer band along for his performance at riverbend music center for the tuesday
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coming up-- a sneak peak at tonight's
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to bring you wendy' s north pacific cod sandwich we send guys like this... on boats like these... in weather like this... all the way up here... for wild caught fish like this... that we panko bread like this... for a sandwich that' s light, crispy and crunchy.
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today where' s the beef? means something different. some use beef frozen from far away. but wendy' s believes the juiciest hamburgers are made from fresh beef raised... right here. land of the beef, home of the deliciously different dave' s double. it's t-g-i-t all night on nine on your side.and we have a
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that is 9 on your side at 7 for this thursday.updates on all the day's top stories right now on wcpo dot com.our 11..."the list" is next...
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